3356.     ---------------.  [TECHNICAL OIL MISSION.]  Thermodynamics of the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis.  TOM Reel 134, Item Ib-2; Bureau of Mines Transl., February 1947, pp. 9-31; TOM Reel 259, item 16.

        Theoretically obtainable yields at equilibrium for the synthesis of butane and octane from CO and H2 were computed by standard thermodynamic methods.  The effect of variations of temperature, pressure, and synthesis-gas composition on the theoretical yield were investigated.